Bamboo mat with sushi-making ingredients and supplies
Main Library
Pickup at South Entrance
Wednesday, June 1 at (All day)

Ages 12–19: The epitome of traditional Japanese dining, sushi is a delicious dish that you can make easily at home! The Simply Sushi kit contains a step-by-step instruction book by Steven Pallett, a professional sushi chef, which will introduce you to the origins of sushi, the tools and materials used to create it, and the different types of sushi, as well as activation cards for video tutorials. 

Sewn fish with felt and scissors
Main Library
Pickup at South Entrance
Wednesday, June 1 at (All day)

Ages 5–11: Take your child on a deep dive under the sea! With the Sea Animals kit, your child will sew their own surprise sea creature, learn to draw marine life with How to Draw 101 Dolphins and Other Sea Animals by Dan Green, and discover some of the most misunderstood fish with Clownfish Aren’t So Funny by Matt Weiss.

Infant dressed up as pirate
Main Library
Pickup at South Entrance
Wednesday, June 1 at (All day)

Ages 0–5: Put on an eyepatch, grab your tricorn hat, and create a DIY treasure map for your swashbuckling adventure! Dramatic play builds confidence, lets your child express themselves in new ways, and encourages them to share independent thoughts and ideas while they explore their emotions and surroundings. Costume pieces will be included in this kit. 

Octopus sculpted in clay on sand
Main Library
Pickup at South Entrance
Wednesday, June 1 at (All day)

Air-dry clay is a versatile, easy-to-handle material that is excellent for learning the basics of sculpting. Sculpt your favorite sea creature using air-dry clay, wire, and paint.

Close-up of colorful pipe cleaners
Main Library
Pickup at South Entrance
Wednesday, June 1 at (All day)

All Ages: Coral reefs are large colonies created by small marine creatures over thousands of years, but you and your child can create your own in just a few hours with pipe cleaners and a crystal solution! 

White frosted donut with colorful sprinkles on black background
Main Library
Pickup at South Entrance
Wednesday, June 1 at (All day)

Ages 12–19: Bake a delicious treat with your parents or guardians, sew a donut pillow, or film your next viral video with a recipe from Valentina Mussi’s The Unofficial TikTok Cookbook.

Stack of Colorful Frosted Donuts
Main Library
Pickup at South Entrance
Wednesday, June 1 at (All day)

Ages 8–11: Get cooking with your child and create a delicious, homemade treat! With this Tween Take & Make kit, you and your child will be able to create a donut pillow, follow a recipe to make your own donuts at home, and find more recipes in the Ultimate Cooking for Kids Cookbook

Young boy with chocolate frosted donut on white background
Main Library
Pickup at South Entrance
Wednesday, June 1 at (All day)

Ages 3–7: Work together with your child to make a paper craft donut decoration or create your own homemade donuts from scratch to enjoy while you read Dessert Island by Ben Zhu. 

Colorful Craft Pom-Poms
Main Library
Pickup at South Entrance
Sunday, May 1 at (All day)

Ages 0-5: Spatial awareness, hand-eye coordination, and dexterity are necessary skills for your child to have when they enter school for the first time. Practice these skills using pompoms, tongs, and buttons, or introduce your child to the correct way to hold a pen and create strokes using My First Wipe Clean Pen Control by Roger Priddy.

Toy Fork Lift
Main Library
Pickup at South Entrance
Sunday, May 1 at (All day)

Ages 5-11: Construction equipment is big, loud, and powerful-three things which can fascinate your child! Explore these machines with this month's Kids Take & Make, which includes a new construction toy, a surprise sewing craft, and a copy of Il Sung Na's That's My Carrot!

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